I don't know about "MORE" so but I also keep in mind GRC for general tips on securing connections/software/port scans etc(look ALL around):
http://www.grc.com/default.htm

Certainly, a good list of what programs to AVOID (plus names of a few safe ones) can be had at:
http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

Castlecops help many with HJT logs & other threats:
http://www.castlecops.com/f106-AVG_Topics.html

Perhaps the best convincer easily available is this report:
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6132_102-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=33460&messageID=386284#386284

Or in these posts sent here to C-Net:
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6132_102-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=154651&messageID=1719717#1719717
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6132_102-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=211734&messageID=2256491#2256491

Or even USCert site (but given how much computer spying the government does, they maybe a "poisoned fruit" source).

In truth: "You Can lead a horse to water...but..." even he can get FREE Programs!! LOL!! Good Luck! Grin